As a Scottish clan and family with a confirmed chief, CARRUTHERS is now recognised in Scots law as a noble incorporation. The right to bear Scottish arms, both for a clan chief or a clan armiger is controlled and regulated through the office of the Lord Lyon on behalf of the British Monarchy. Evidence supporting… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: the Letters Patent for the Arms of Gary John Carruthers, FSA Scot.
The same questions seem to be on a repeat loop, so please for clarification and to help better understand about the Scottish Border Reiver family and clan of Carruthers, please see below. Is the Ancient Bruce tartan the Carruthers Tartan ?Does the Chief reside in America ?Does Carruthers have clan birds or clan dogs ?Is… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Our clan/family and identity.
A pardon for Scottish witches The Scottish witchtrials began in ernest in 1590, killing thousands of innovent people, but justice may now be finally served. There has now been a petition; PE 1855 to Pardon and Memorialise those convicted under the Witchcraft Actof 1563 for the attention of the Scottish Parliament and as such a… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Scotland, our family and a plague of Witches.
As contributors to the Scottish Banner, please find enclosed a copy, usually reserved for our membership, for your perusal and reading pleasure. Please note the society advert central rop of page 18.
As many of us are aware the evidence for the use of family/clan assigned tartan only dates back to the early 19th century. This explosion was caused by the grand ball that was held in 1822 by George IV and required all heads of families or clan chiefs to ease their family tartans. This caused… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Highland style tartan dress in Georgian Britain
With CARRUTHERS gaining recognition as an official clan in their own right within Scottish clan society, the commercial world is following suit. As such the Carruthers tartan and the official Carruthers crest are being taken up by producers of Scottish items, but occasionally they do get it wrong and thats where we come in. The… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Getting it right
HAPPY 4th of JULY Dr Peter Carruthers of Holmains Our Chief, Peter Carruthers of Holmains, 22nd of his line would like to wish all our American clan members and all Carruthers everywhere, a very happy 4th of July holiday. May your celebrations go safely and bring you and yours an abundance of health, prosperity and… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: A Message from our Chief.
Dr Simon Peter Carruthers, hereditary Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers, Honorary President of the Clan Carruthers Society (International) The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs is to meet in Broomhall House in Fife this weekend. Well over 100 chiefs are expected to be in attendance representing clans and families from the Highlands and… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Carruthers at the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs: June 2022
If you only buy one book to cover Scottish clans and Families, this is it and it comes highly recommended. It has been published by a team of experts and researchers commissioned by St Kilda Publications based in Scotland and is full of information, and colourful plates that brings the history of Scotland and its… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Scottish Clan & Family Encyclopaedia, 3rd Edition
Most Carruthers will be aware of the family tome; 'The Records of the Carruthers Family' written by A Stanley Carruthers FSA Scot and R. C. Reid and although other books have been published relating to the family this still remains the go to reference for Carruthers history to this day. Rev Arthur Stanley Carruthers FSA… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: R.C. Reid, co-author of the ‘Records of the Carruthers Family’, but who was he?